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Washington DC to Los Angeles Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS LAX Tue, Dec 9 - Sat, Dec 13 $317
WAS LAX Sat, Dec 6 - Tue, Dec 9 $317
WAS LAX Sun, Dec 7 - Mon, Dec 8 $317
WAS LAX Fri, Dec 5 - Tue, Dec 9 $317
WAS LAX Sat, Dec 6 - Wed, Dec 10 $322
WAS LAX Fri, Dec 5 - Fri, Dec 12 $331
WAS LAX Thu, Dec 11 - Wed, Dec 17 $334
WAS LAX Wed, Jan 14 - Tue, Jan 27 $357
WAS LAX Sat, Dec 13 - Tue, Dec 16 $374
WAS LAX Thu, Feb 12 - Sun, Feb 15 $549

Washington DC and Los Angeles airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
  • 1

    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DCA to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal B Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
  • 2

    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from IAD to LAX

    Carriers
    American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines, Virgin America
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Airports in Los Angeles CA, US
map of airports in Los Angeles
  • 1

    Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX)

    Distance from City Center: 11.7 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from WAS to LAX

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 China Airlines, Virgin America
    Terminal 4 Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Malaysia Airlines, US Airways
    Terminal 6 Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines
    Terminal 7 US Airways, United Airlines
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Cheap flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

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December

Cheapest weekend flights in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Dec 4 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $317
Earn $3.17
Return Sat, Dec 6 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 8 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $317
Earn $3.17
Return Mon, Dec 15 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Best one-week trip in December from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 8 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) United Airlines $317
Earn $3.17
Return Mon, Dec 15 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines
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January

Cheapest weekend flights in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jan 15 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sun, Jan 18 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $322
Earn $3.22
Return Wed, Jan 14 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in January from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 27 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $335
Earn $3.35
Return Tue, Feb 3 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Frontier Airlines
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February

Cheapest weekend flights in February from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Feb 5 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $345
Earn $3.45
Return Sun, Feb 8 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Feb 3 Washington DC (DCA) Los Angeles (LAX) Frontier Airlines $335
Earn $3.35
Return Thu, Feb 5 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (DCA) Frontier Airlines

Best one-week trip in February from Washington DC to Los Angeles

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Feb 11 Washington DC (IAD) Los Angeles (LAX) Virgin America $345
Earn $3.45
Return Wed, Feb 18 Los Angeles (LAX) Washington DC (IAD) Virgin America
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Fly from Washington DC to Los Angeles

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles is a popular destination for travel. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Los Angeles. The site features a search engine that looks at a variety of major airlines to locate low cost airfares. The Los Angeles International Airport sits 15 miles southwest of downtown Los Angeles on World Way. Many airlines service the Los Angeles Airport, including US Airways, Southwest, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Delta and Continental. Orbitz.com can help travelers book the best deals.

Transportation from the Los Angeles International Airport

Travelers have a variety of options for ground transportation from the airport. The LAX shuttle offers transport to most major hotels in the area for a small charge. Public buses and light rail systems charge a flat fee depending on the destination. Rental cars can be obtained through Orbitz.com at discount prices, and taxis offer metered services throughout the city.

Weather in Los Angeles

Los Angeles boasts very mild climate year-round. Winter temperatures rarely go below 50°F. Summers average temperatures stay around 85°F.

Los Angeles Attractions

Los Angeles offers its visitors a wide variety of things to do. The Getty Center museum displays famous pieces by Van Gogh, Monet and Cezanne and features a botanical garden with flowers from the region. The Walt Disney concert hall provides symphonies and musical concerts throughout the year. The concert hall also houses a theater for dramatic productions. The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles features a dinosaur hall with three t-rex specimens and other dinosaur exhibits. Orbitz.com can help travelers locate the top sales on area attractions and cheap flights to Los Angeles, which is great for the budget traveler.

Interesting facts about flights from Washington DC to Los Angeles

    • 22 direct flights are operating from Washington DC to Los Angeles today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 5h 51m.
    • American Airlines flight 53 (2:40 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • United Airlines flight 1694 (1:58 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (United Airlines flight 1590, Boeing 757-300 Passenger) takes 5h 30m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles (Alaska Airlines flight 5, Boeing 737-800 (Winglets) Passenger) takes 6h 2m.
    • Flights from Dulles Airport (IAD), Reagan National Airport (DCA) to Los Angeles Airport, El Segundo (LAX) are available for this route.